May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Road marks: graffiti or badge of honor?

What are these crude marks painted on the road? Have you seen them on our streets? Is someone defacing public property? Are they an eyesore? More...

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Real Estate News

House Hunting:

13032 North Marsh Drive, Port Charlotte

This well-appointed pool home with southwest exposure has one of the best water views in Riverwood. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

SIZZLING SUMMER SHOWS

Seven ways to enjoy the arts in the offseason

SEASON’S OVER. Locals are breathing a collective sigh of relief. But what can you do if you’re here through the summer and love the arts? More...

Teacher Dennis Hall strives to raise the standard of theater in Charlotte

In Dennis Hall, local theater has its own Don Quixote. But instead of tilting at windmills, Mr. Hall battles a specter that is far more both insidious and ubiquitous — mediocrity. More...

Key West Halloween festival brings downfall to would-be queen

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Killer Takeout” by Lucy Burdette. Obsidian/NAL. 304 pages. Paperback, $7.99. More...

Florida’s troubled waters having impact on local business

Sporting its own version of a Panama Canal, the Sunshine State wears a midriff belt of mostly fresh water that bisects 120 miles or so of peninsular earth. More...

Capt. Ralph Allen inducted into Charlotte Tourism Hall of Fame

For the last quarter century, Capt. Ralph Allen has been at the helm of King Fisher Fleet, a business started by his father 30 years ago. More...

Business News

Fostering innovation

Co-working, incubators and accelerators changing the way business is done in Southwest Florida

CONSIDER THIS: WHEN FORBES LISTS THE BEST cities for jobs in the U.S., you won’t hear Florida mentioned. More...

Will Anthony applies makeup that lasts for years

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Ladies: Do you find it a drudgery to put makeup on every day? Are you tired of trying to get to work on time, so you apply eyeliner in the car as your driving? Perhaps you should consider permanent makeup. More...

Looking to invest in biotech companies? Be cautious

MONEY & INVESTING

I know it is very easy to get discouraged about the world, especially during an election season. More...